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Baseball teams closes season with praise and USA South awards

Posted by on May 2, 2018 in Sports | 0 comments

As the baseball season came to a close on Sunday, April 22 with a 4-2 loss against Methodist, the Scots celebrated their many victories and individual team awards. Earlier in the season the team had a 26-5 record and No.17 national ranking. While the season ending is bittersweet for the seniors who are ending their student athlete careers, the team still brought home many awards for their hard work. Senior Evan Ezell won one of the highest honors with a USA South Postgraduate Scholarship. Ezell won the award, along with fellow senior Samm Chandler from Averett University, on Friday, April 20 at the USA South Spring Festival Banquet in LaGrange, Ga. “That’s a pretty exciting moment, because it’s kind of something that captivates what I’ve done here at college, which is be a student-athlete,” Ezell said in a release...

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Maryville College baseball team season recap

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in Sports | 0 comments

With only two games left in the postseason, Maryville College’s baseball team has proven that their hard work has not gone unrewarded. The team’s senior members have been a part of more wins than any other class since the team’s founding in 1876. This season the team boasts a .290 batting average, which, compared to the all-time league average of between .260 and .275, is quite impressive. They are 26-8 overall and 10-8 in the conference. What does this mean for the team? They advance to the USA 2018 South Baseball Tournament which consists of the eight top teams in the conference. The tournament begins Wednesday, April 11, and ends on Saturday, April 14. Maryville College’s baseball team has yet to win the USA South Baseball Tournament since joining the conference in 2012.   Maryville will play Piedmont College,...

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Best season yet: softball winning streak continued. . .

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in Feature Slider, Sports | 0 comments

A great season for the Scots Softball team ended in an award winning week for sophomore player Morgan Brewer. Already the USA South Player of the Year, Brewer was also awarded Player of the Week the week of April 7. This season has been one of the best for the Scots. Through winning game after game, the Scots have shown their passion for the field and for playing as a team this season. On April 6, the Scots advanced on past Wesleyan Ga. to the quarterfinals of the USA South Athletic Conference tournament. The Scots only need two more wins to tie the school record for wins. The last record was set in 2003 as 28-10. Their current  26-11 record ranks tied as the third-most victories in school history, as they surpassed 2015-16’s 25-win mark. MC then looked on...

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Three Sisters Ultra Festival to be held in Maryville College Woods

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in Sports | 0 comments

While running one mile can seem like a daunting process to many, running over 26 miles seems ludicrous to most people, runners or not. And yet, on April 28 in the Maryville College Woods, hundreds of ludicrous people will gather to run a 50k (31 miles), or a 100k (62 miles) or the grand race of 100 miles. The Three Sisters Ultra Festival is a big, 24 hour party of people who like to run and people who like to watch other people run. Running a loop of 3.125 miles, each runner will have the chance to pass their spectator friends who are drinking and eating while they continue onto the next loop. While it may sound like torture, the reality is that it really is one big party of people who love the outdoors and love sweating. The...

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Get fit and healthy this spring with Exercise is Medicine on campus

Posted by on Mar 28, 2018 in Sports | 0 comments

As the warm spring weather begins to bring college students out of their dorms and into their Chacos, it comes time to celebrate Maryville College’s registration as an Exercise is Medicine on Campus, EIM-OC. Starting this past fall semester, Maryville College became one of the only three colleges in Tennessee to be registered as an EIM-OC school. The Exercise is Medicine initiative is managed by the American College of Sports Medicine, and encourages primary care physicians to include exercise as a treatment plan for their patients. The EIM-OC initiative takes this further to include campuses and college students as institutions needing guidance and encouragement in treating exercise as a form of medicine. The health initiative of EIM-OC encourages students and faculty to engage in exercise on campus to improve the overall campus health and well-being. Through working together in...

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UT Basketball wins the SEC Regular Season Title

Posted by on Mar 28, 2018 in Sports | 0 comments

On Saturday March 3, 2018, The University of Tennessee Men’s Basketball team clinched the SEC title as co-champions. The last time that the Volunteers have clinched the conference regular season championship was in 2008 when they were assisted by great players such as Bobby Maze, Wayne Chism, J.P. Prince and Scotty Hopson. A decade has gone by, and the Volunteers have finally clinched another championship. Many fans across Vol nation have celebrated. “Students are excited, and it has been long anticipated,” said Duke Yates, a student on UT campus. “You see students wearing shirts, and you can’t go anywhere without seeing the orange and white.” The players seem to also be excited, and this championship gives them something to look forward to entering the upcoming NCAA Tournament. Jordan Bowden, a UT sophomore standout seems to think that everything is...

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